Motivational Quotes from Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

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Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.

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The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.

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Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.

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Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.

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God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

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Racial prejudice, anti-Semitism, or hatred of anyone with different beliefs has no place in the human mind or heart.

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Once you’ve lost your privacy, you realize you’ve lost an extremely valuable thing.

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When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

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Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.

Billy Graham

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.

Billy Graham

I think that the Bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin, but the Bible also teaches that pride is a sin, jealousy is a sin, and hate is a sin, evil thoughts are a sin. So I don’t think that homosexuality should be chosen as the overwhelming sin that we are doing today.

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Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.

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God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.

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My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.

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The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.

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God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world.

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God has given us two hands – one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.

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The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

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Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone – except God.

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Every human being is under construction from conception to death.

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The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’

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Spend more time in study and prayer. That’s the secret of successful evangelism.

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God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’

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Communism is a religion that is inspired, directed and motivated by the Devil himself who has declared war against Almighty God.

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I am not going to Heaven because I have preached to great crowds or read the Bible many times. I’m going to Heaven just like the thief on the cross who said in that last moment: ‘Lord, remember me.’

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The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.

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I believe that the greatest form of prayer is praise to God.

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As I approached my 95th birthday, I was burdened to write a book that addressed the epidemic of ‘easy believism.’ There is a mindset today that if people believe in God and do good works, they are going to Heaven.

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What really matters is how God sees me. He isn’t concerned with labels; he is concerned about the state of man’s soul.

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The word ‘romance,’ according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.

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I think television has had a vast, unbelievable impact on us.

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When granted many years of life, growing old in age is natural, but growing old with grace is a choice. Growing older with grace is possible for all who will set their hearts and minds on the Giver of grace, the Lord Jesus Christ.

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A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.

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No matter how prepared you think you are for the death of a loved one, it still comes as a shock, and it still hurts very deeply.

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Many churches of all persuasions are hiring research agencies to poll neighborhoods, asking what kind of church they prefer. Then the local churches design themselves to fit the desires of the people. True faith in God that demands selflessness is being replaced by trendy religion that serves the selfish.

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Suffering should not make us bitter people,’ my mother once said, ‘it should make us better comforters.’ Young people need to hear this from those who have walked before them, because someday they’ll be walking those same steps, but there may not be anyone following behind.

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Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.

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We’re all sinners. Everybody you meet all over the world is a sinner.

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The wonderful news is that our Lord is a God of mercy, and He responds to repentance.

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Make sure of your commitment to Jesus Christ, and seek to follow Him every day. Don’t be swayed by the false values and goals of this world, but put Christ and His will first in everything you do.

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Growing old has been the greatest surprise of my life.

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Give me five minutes with a person’s checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is.

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The human heart is the same the world over.

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The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.

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Auschwitz stands as a tragic reminder of the terrible potential man has for violence and inhumanity.

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Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact – men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.

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Success is always dangerous, and we need to be alert and avoid becoming the victims of our own success. Will we influence the world for Christ, or will the world influence us?

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There are two great forces, God’s force of good and the devil’s force of evil, and I believe Satan is alive and he is working, and he is working harder than ever, and we have many mysteries that we don’t understand.

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I can’t explain 9/11, except the evil of man.

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I used to read five psalms every day – that teaches me how to get along with God. Then I read a chapter of Proverbs every day and that teaches me how to get along with my fellow man.

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Only God who made us can touch us and change us and save us from ourselves.

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The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.

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